Become a Paramedic
Moreno Valley College's paramedic program is designed for students who are interested in providing prehospital emergency care to acutely ill or injured patients. Students will be prepared for State Board Licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician and/or Paramedic.
Programs of Study
Associate of Science (MAS585), Certificate (MCE585)
This program prepares individuals, under the remote supervision of physicians, to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies in prehospital settings and to supervise ambulance personnel. This includes instruction in basic, intermediate, and advanced EMS procedures; emergency surgical procedures; medical triage; rescue operations; crisis scene management and personal supervision; equipment operation and maintenance; patient stabilization, monitoring, and care; drug administration; identification and preliminary diagnosis of disease and injuries; communication and computer operations; basic anatomy, physiology, pathology, and toxicology; and professional standards and regulations.
This program has limited enrollment and candidates must complete an application and fulfill eligibility requirements.
More Ways to Learn
Why choose emergency medical services?
What You'll Learn
- How to analyze medical and psycho-social strategies while diagnosing and treating illnesses or injuries.
- How to Perform assessments and treatments that show integration of modern technology and current treatment protocols.
- How to evaluate complex medical and emergency conditions and implement emergency scene management strategies.
- How to defend the use of active listening and communication skills so as to render empathetic, respectful, and compassionate patient care and foster constructive relationships with fellow emergency services workers.
Why Choose MVC
Moreno Valley College's School of Public Safety offers some of the region's largest public safety education and training programs at the Ben Clark Training Center campus.
The Emergency Medical Services EMT and Paramedic programs are fully accredited and recognized, meet and exceed national standards, and readily prepare students for careers in the emergency medical services fields.